Napa Valley Wine Academy’s Monika Vescovi, Coombsville Vintners and Growers President Jim Urda, sommelier Amanda McCrossin, and winemakers Jen Williams, Nicole Marchesi, and Andy Erickson pose for a photo at a recent master class on the AVA.

On Thursday, February 22, the Napa Valley Wine Academy hosted a master class on the Coombsville AVA. The event, which was also a sit-down tasting, featured three of Coomsbville’s most prominent winemakers: Jen Williams of Arrow&Branch, Nicole Marchesi of Far Niente, and Andy Erickson of Favia. Sommelier Amanda McCrossin led the panel, which included a proactive discussion on what makes the region unique, from its soil to its climate. Watch the video now to learn insights from the seminar.

Cover photography by Elan Villamor.

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